SIREN SONGS: Demo 2011 II: Cassette

This six-track demo from a foursome out of Vancouver barrels out the gate with bright female vocals and pop punk power chords. Solid, feel good tunes from snout to tail with pit-friendly song structures and choruses you can’t help but sing along to. “Sunny Days” and “Nuclear Son” sprinkles in male vocals, reminding me of The Mark Sparkles with that same ebullient pop punk energy, while “Cans on a Shelf” had me circling my living room. “Secrets” takes it down a notch with an acoustic track, but the sound quality isn’t anything to write home about—so much so that the track is barely discernible. But don’t let that detract you from throwing this in the ol’ tape deck. Recommended.

 –Kristen K (Dead Broke)